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Anglance has modest goals for his rookie Speedbowl season

Nick Anglace’s 2018 SK Modified Light goals can be summed up in two words — seat time. If a Rookie of the Year Award should occur as a byproduct of that goal, it would be an added bonus. Anglace, who has just turned 16 and is a sophomore at Oxford High, says that his objective for the upcoming season at New London-Waterford Speedbowl is to run as many laps as possible. Prior to this season, his SK Light experience has [...]

DiPisa racing continues with Izzo behind the wheel

  During the past 25 years, only the best of the best have driven cars owned by Doug DiPisa of Norwalk. The list reads like a Hall of Fame — the late Ted Christopher, Doug Coby, Bobby Santos, Woody Pitkat, Kerry Malone and Chuck Docherty are some of the drivers who have wheeled a DiPisa SK Modified. In 2018, DiPisa is turning the ride over to a 22-year old from Monroe with just a few seasons of SK experience. What Dylan Izzo [...]

Speedbowl set to open first weekend in May

Waterford, CT- After months of speculation, rumors, and questions regarding the New London-Waterford Speedbowl grandstands and whether or not the track would really open, there is now an official answer. Drumroll please…. For the last several months, Speedbowl management has been meeting with Waterford town officials to discuss proposed improvements at the shoreline oval. Among the topics being negotiated were the existing grandstands. There have been many rumors surrounding the exact plan for the structure. Well, after lengthy negotiations, the [...]

New England Racing Expo – Huge Success

Waterford, CT- On a weekend where weather played a deciding factor on the auto racing scene, both locally and nationally, there was no warmer place to be than the New England Racing Expo at the Crystal Mall in Waterford. Race cars of all shapes and sizes were part of this inaugural motorsports event, along with a vast array of drivers and vendors, who are an integral part of getting race cars to the track. And the fans showed up [...]

New England Racing Expo

New England Racing Expo March 24-25 at the Crystal Mall in Waterford CT. This event will have race cars on display and vendors through out the lower level of the mall. This event is FREE and open to the public. So come one day and check out what this event is all about. If you have questions regarding this event you can Facebook message us at the Speedbowl, email us at or call our office at 860-442-RACE(7223).

ACT Announces 2018 Summer Showdown Series

 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                         ACT022518-05 Waterbury, VT – Big money will be on the line in a trio of American-Canadian Tour (ACT) events this season as part of the 2018 Summer Showdown Series. ACT officials announced the series today, which includes three $5,000-to-win events as part of the ACT Late Model Tour schedule. The ACT Summer Showdown Series will be held at three different tracks in three New England states, testing drivers throughout the region. The series will kick off with the [...]

Stone looks to regain championship form in 2018

Press release from the New London Waterford Speedbowl Stone looks to regain championship form in 2018 WATERFORD — There are two types of seasons for Sportsman division driver Al Stone III of Durham — championship seasons, and seasons that don’t come up to speed. Even though Stone had a 2017 season that most drivers would have been doing cartwheels over — two wins, including his 50th career victory, three seconds and two thirds in one of the New London-Waterford Speedbowl’s most competitive [...]

2018 Rules

2018 rules for Late Models, Sportsman, Mini Stocks and Trucks have been updated on the website.

Burdick, Ouellette looking for breakout season

Press release from New London Waterford Speedbowl Burdick, Ouellette looking for breakout season WATERFORD — Last season car owner Harold Burdick and driver Bert Ouellette just dipped their toes in the SK Light division pond. This year, they plan on diving in head first. Burdick and Ouellette are going all-in for 2018, competing in the SK Lights on a full-time basis at the New London Waterford Speedbowl. Not only has the commitment been upgraded, so has the equipment. The team has purchased a SK [...]

Anthony Flannery’s Late Model career has been stuck in second gear.

Press release from the New London-Waterford Speedbowl WATERFORD — Anthony Flannery’s Late Model career has been stuck in second gear. For the last three years, Flannery has finished in second place in the New London-Waterford Speedbowl point standings. In 2018, Flannery will be looking to change his season-ending location —  his objective will be to finally climb to the top rung on the Speedbowl ladder. “Sometimes that final hurdle is tough to get over,” Flannery said. “But our goal is to win [...]